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Commodity

Commodity News

WORLD OIL HEADS FOR 5PC WEEKLY GAIN Oil prices rose on Friday, as reports of supply issues in Nigeria and a higher forecast for crude demand helped to set prices on track for a fifth straight day of gains and …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: SAFE CITY PROJECT ALLOCATING TO HUAWEI WILL DO IT AT A TISK OF PROJECTS BEING LEFT: Chairman Consumer Rights Protection Bureau Dr Jamal Mirza has said that American government is expanding investigation into Huawei breaking trade control Laws on …

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Gulf

Gulf News

GOLD HITS BIGGEST FALL SINCE MARCH Dubai: More bargains await jewellery fans who will hit the shops in Dubai this week, as the bullion remains weak and looks set to tumble further. Gold jewellery prices in Dubai continued to fall …

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Press Releases

Press Releases

YANDEX AND UBER COMBINE RIDESHARING BUSINESSES IN RUSSIA AND OTHER COUNTRIES Yandex and Uber announced last week an agreement to combine their ridesharing businesses in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia into a new company (“NewCo”). Uber will also …

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Consumer Price Index

consumer price index

It is one of the best known lagging indicators. The consumer price index expresses the current prices of a basket of goods and services in terms of the prices during the same period in a previous year, to show effect …

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Balance Of Trade

Balance of trade figures weak in March 2018

The balance of trade compares the value of a country’s exports of goods and services against its imports. When exports are greater than imports, that’s a trade surplus. Most nations view that as a favorable trade balance. A country that …

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Kibor Rates

Kibor Rate

Kibor rate is the average interest rate at which term deposits are offered between prime banks in the Pakistani wholesale money market or interbank market. KIBOR as a benchmark, to encourage transparency  and improve management of the market risk undertaken …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan

Economic Indicator

An economic indicator is a statistic about an economic activity. Economic indicators allow analysis of economic performance and predictions of future performance. Economic indicators include various indices, earnings reports, and economic summaries.   PAKISTAN – ECONOMIC INDICATORS Overview Last Reference …

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Demographic

Demographic

Demographic is the study of a population based on factors such as age, race and sex, among others. Governments, corporations and non-government organizations use demographics to learn more about a population’s characteristics for many purposes, including policy development and economic …

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Inflation

Inflation

Inflation is a sustained increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy. When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation reflects a reduction in the purchasing …

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Interest Rates

Effects of interest rates on the saving and investment behavior in Pakistan

An interest rate is the cost of borrowing money, or conversely, the income earned from lending money. Interest rates are expressed as percentage of the principal per period. “Reduced interest rates encourage people to spend money on home improvements”

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